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The easyJet ecoJet – Has Its Time Arrived?

The easyJet ecoJet – Has Its Time Arrived?

The ecoJet, an easyJet idea for an efficient airliner, seemed a bit ‘too out there’ when it appeared nearly 14 years ago. But is it far-fetched now? A recent article reminded us of this old concept. Back in June 2007, easyJet presented the world with ecoJet, their...
WheelTug – Planes Pushing Themselves Out Of The Gate?

WheelTug – Planes Pushing Themselves Out Of The Gate?

After demonstrating its system for the first time last September, WheelTug is now getting more and more orders, from intrigued airlines. The system could potentially reduce emissions and save fuel – and time! Certification could come by the end of the year. WheelTug’s...
Cut Emissions By Flying A Bit Straighter! Simple?

Cut Emissions By Flying A Bit Straighter! Simple?

An agreement between UK and Canada could cut emissions by letting pilots do something unprecedented: fly straight where they want to go! Canada’s NAV and United Kingdom’s NATS agreed to NOT designate specific transatlantic flight paths to airliners, when conditions...
DHL Orders Eight New Boeing 777F Aircraft

DHL Orders Eight New Boeing 777F Aircraft

Last week, DHL Express announced eight new orders for Boeing 777F aircraft. And later that day, their 2020 earnings showed why. Lately it certainly seems that whenever we mention new widebodies, the conversation is about freighters… DHL’s new 777F aircraft will begin...
De Havilland Canada Q400: Is Its Production Over?

De Havilland Canada Q400: Is Its Production Over?

De Havilland Canada will pause production of its celebrated Q400 once it finishes delivering its current orders for the aircraft. It expects to complete these deliveries within the year. According to reports, De Havilland Canada has asked suppliers to stop sending...